Motherhood of Art



Organised in an engaging, conversational style, this collection is ideal for any mother interested in artistic work and struggling to fit creativity into her busy life. Women can read it start to finish, or pick it up for a 5-minute dose of encouragement they can lean on for balancing family life and art in their own way. Interviews from more than 30 women in various family situations and circumstances provide encouragement and a clear approach to the renewal and upkeep of creative pursuits throughout motherhood. Interview questions cover a range of topics, including vulnerability, smashing mental stereotypes, and tactics for regular creative practice. AUTHORS: Marissa Huber (Florida) is an artist, writer, mother, and connector. Heather Kirtland (Maryland) is a mother and artist with a BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art. They founded the online community Carve Out Time for Art to encourage other mothers to find a creative outlet. SELLING POINTS: Like brunch with girlfriends, provides encouragement and tips for balancing family life and your creative work Features 30 artistic mothers in varied circumstances who share creative ways of balancing family life Encouragement from women immersed in motherhood, determined to carve out time for their creative pursuits 320 colour photographs


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  • : 9780764359187
  • : Schiffer Publishing
  • : Schiffer Publishing
  • : June 2020
  • : books

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